Category Archives: chaos

Bike Crash # 2 – 2020

The other night I rode the A Train to Brooklyn. I got off at Hoyt-Schmeerhorn. The next C train was 15 minutes away and I decided to bike the short distance to Myrtle Avenue. I climbed the stairs to ground level and set out home. Unfortunately a car swerved into the bike lane to alter […]

Rattlesnakes In Winter

Eve was seduced by a snake and ate an apple. God exiled Adam and Eve from Eden without mercy. Coming from New England I loved apples and especially my mother’s apple pie, but the Church divined that the Apple was sin. An apple, but what else was to be expected from a merciless God who […]

Death To Capitalism

The government had printed $2 trillion to assist small businesses in this time of crisis. Most of the money was sent to banks, corporations, and Amazon, who recently showed Bezos’ largesse by donating $250,000 to booksellers. $250,000 from the richest man in the world. Fuck you. None of my friends running local restaurants and neighborhood […]

The Fears

Last night I read Poe’s MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, despite having promised not to delve further into the literature of death. The opening paragraph portrayed a world lost to the plague. “The red death had long devastated the country. No pestilence had ever been so fatal, or so hideous. Blood was its Avatar and […]